6 Ways to Show Your Employees You Care About Their Mental Health

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November 3, 2017

Bosses, it starts with you. All bosses (hopefully) want what’s best for their employees. Whether you have one intern or manage a large team, you probably do what you can to make sure they feel safe, happy, and fulfilled at work. That’s great, because most people spend the majority of their waking moments at work,…

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Children Matter: the Importance of Early Mental Health

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October 4, 2017

A child’s brain undergoes massive change and growth, especially from birth to age three—in fact, millions of neural connections are being produced each second in a baby’s brain. Affection, playing games, reading, and the simple act of feeding a child establishes connections that build stronger, healthier brains. The simple act of holding a baby supports…

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13 Reasons Why

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May 23, 2017

“13 Reasons Why:” Have That Healthy Conversation Now “13 Reasons Why” is a Netflix series about a high school student who leaves behind tapes that reveal the thirteen reasons—including sexual assault, underage drinking, and bullying—that lead her to take her life. Without a doubt, it is a very frank and disturbing story, and many professionals…

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Adoptive Families: The Struggle for Belonging

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March 31, 2017

Rarely are families the perennially loving, supportive, wise-cracking, and conflict-free ideals we see on TV. Adoptive families in particular can struggle to create harmony, and parenting adopted children in constructive, loving ways is not always easy. Early trauma experienced by the child may be one of the pieces at the heart of that puzzle: many…

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Teens and Healthy Relationships

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February 2, 2017
Teens and Healthy Relationships

Everyone deserves a healthy and safe relationship. These days, adults and adolescents alike see mixed messages of what a healthy relationship really looks like. However, the conversation we should be having with our friends and family is about what qualities encourage and enhance a healthy relationship with a partner. A healthy relationship requires us to…

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Crisis Services in Weld County – 2 Year Anniversary

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November 16, 2016

Colorado Crisis Services is celebrating two years of providing crisis response across the state of Colorado. After the Aurora theater tragedy, the state of Colorado mandated the creation of a comprehensive network of services for individuals experiencing a behavioral health or substance use crisis. In response, Northeast Behavioral Health, which represents North Range Behavioral Health…

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Domestic Violence: Not Always What You Think

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October 3, 2016

October marks Domestic Violence Awareness month, a time to shed light on the issues surrounding intimate partner abuse. On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls. Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, and abuse can happen to anyone, by anyone: 1 in…

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Quitting While You’re Ahead – Gambling Addiction is No Game

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October 3, 2016

Gambling is fun! It can be a relaxing way to connect with family and friends over games, a good theme for fundraising parties, and a good excuse for a trip – to Monaco maybe?  But, for some people, it isn’t entertaining, or fun.  Gambling has a dark side that is often ignored except by the…

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